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Beggars and Nobles
(Chahatoun Wa Nobalae)

by Asma EL-BAKRI


Cairo, July 1945. Gohar, a former history teacher turned tramp, wakes up suffering from withdrawal. He goes to the house where prostitutes work, hoping to find his dealer. The house is empty, except for a young prostitute. In a fit of madness, he strangles her. Nour El-Din, the policeman investigating the crime, suspects Yeghen, the poet who sells drugs to Gohar, then El Kordi, a minor public servant who wants to marry one of the prostitutes. Nour El-Din keeps an eye on Gohar who finally confesses the crime. The policeman is puzzled. This is 6 August 1945 and they hear about the bomb on Hiroshima. The policeman and Gohar confront each other…

  • Titre français
    Mendiants et orgueilleux
  • Original title
    Chahatoun Wa Nobalae
  • Titre international
    Beggars and Nobles
  • Scénario
    Asma El Bakri
  • Photo
    Ramses Marzouk
  • Montage
    Rahma Montasser
  • Son
    Mostapha Ezzat
  • Musique
    Mostapha Nagy
  • Interprétation
    Mahmoud El-Gendi, Ahmed Adam, Hanan Youssef
  • Décors
    Onsy Abou Seif

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